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 MAKE-IT TAKE-IT WORKSHOPS (MiTi)
 
   
MiTi743: Date Night! - Metal Rose

Only one person per couple needs to register.

Make your own metal rose out of steel. In this workshop, each student will make a rose from sheet steel, cutting out the petals and shaping them using traditional techniques. Once your petals are ready, you'll attach them to a metal stem and weld them together. This is a flower that will never, ever wilt! You and your date will walk away from this workshop with your very own handmade metal roses to use as decoration in your garden, office or home.

Project: One Metal Rose for each participant.

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about basic metal shop, check out our Basic Metal Shop SBU class offered regularly.



2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Date Night! - Metal Rose Wednesday, 5/11/16 3:30 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Metal Rose Friday, 5/27/16 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi902: Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses

Only one person per couple needs to register.

Participants are encouraged to come with designs or ideas on how they would like the glass to look.

Etch glass using TechShop's laser cutting machine. You'll use a rotary attachment tool for the laser cutter, which allows you to etch designs into cylindrical items. Next, you'll observe as the laser etches your designs or initials onto your wine glasses.

You and your date will walk away with your very own personalized wine glasses.

Project: Wine Glasses

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about laser cutting, check out our Laser Cutting and Etching SBU class offered regularly.



5 sessions currently scheduled:
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Friday, 5/6/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Saturday, 5/14/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Monday, 5/16/16 8:30 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Tuesday, 5/24/16 8:30 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Friday, 5/27/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi598: Laser Cut & Sew a Leather Pouch!

Make a customized leather wallet from start to finish in this fun course! Designed by one of the leading TechShop textiles instructors, Maddison has more than ten years of sewing experience. Students will walk in the class with their ideas, and walk out with a great wallet they can show off to all of their friends!

Participants are encouraged to come with multiple black and white images to the class so the instructor can help them choose the best one to etch on their pouch. Students will have the option of using plain leather, painting on leather, as well as adding magnetic snaps to give your wallet that great customization. Students will spend time designing their wallet, lasering, and then using the walking foot sewing machine to sew it up. Any machines students have not taken a class on will be done by the instructor.

Project: A Customized Leather Wallet

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about laser cutting and industrial walking foot, check out our Laser Cutting and Etching SBU and the Industrial Sewing Machine SBU class offered regularly.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Laser Cut & Sew a Leather Pouch! Saturday, 5/21/16 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi004: Waterjet Steak Brands

Make your own awesome branding iron using TechShop's MIG welder and Flow Jet CNC waterjet cutter! Plug your name or initials into a simple template, then watch as the waterjet cuts your design out of 1/4" thick steel using pressurized water! This is a machine you have to see to believe. You'll then assemble your branding iron handle using the metal shop and welding tools guided by an experienced staff member. Make your mark at BBQ parties and potluck dinners! You will walk away with your very own monogrammed steel branding iron.

Project: Steak Brand

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about waterjet cutting, check out our Waterjet Cutter SBU class and Mig Welding SBU, offered regularly.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Waterjet Steak Brands Monday, 5/16/16 3:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi738: Leatherworking Basics - Make a Leather Belt

Make a custom, dyed, leather belt!

Participants will learn the process from start to finish: measuring for the perfect size, laying out the holes, folding in a swappable belt buckle, edge finishing, dyeing and sealing the leather. Handouts will cover all the instructions and includes templates for hole placement and different billet-end shapes.

Supplies for the class are provided by the instructor, but if you’ve taken the ‘"Make a Custom Belt Buckle" class, you can use that buckle.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Leatherworking Basics - Make a Leather Belt Saturday, 5/21/16 2:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi: Make a Leather Watch

All materials are included and every participant will leave with a beautiful new leather watch- everything will be provided! During this class, participants will make the strap for the leather watch and the instructor will go over several stitching techniques.

Project: Leather Watch

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Make a Leather Watch Thursday, 5/5/16 11:30 AM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Make a Leather Watch Saturday, 5/21/16 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi417: Custom Rubber Stamps - Make a Signature Stamp on the Laser Cutter

Did you know you can use the laser cutter to create custom rubber stamps?

In this project based class, you will learn how to create proper files for stamping and select the correct materials. You'll also learn special tips and tricks to make the perfect rubber stamp. By the end of class, you will have own customized signature stamp and knowledge of how to make a stamp for any type of project.

Project: Rubber Stamps

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about laser cutting, check out our Laser Cutting and Etching SBU class offered regularly.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Custom Rubber Stamps - Make a Signature Stamp on the Laser Cutter Thursday, 5/26/16 2:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.